The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 109 139 96
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -43
Contract jobs citing SOAP 33 8 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.16% 0.27% 1.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.70% 0.95% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 3 24
Median daily rate £375 £315 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £323 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.14 £36.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-13.51% -17.71%
SOAP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
893 841 764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 31.51% 28.88% 29.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 564 518
Median daily rate £400 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 8
Median hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.50% +26.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing SOAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOAP across the Yorkshire region.

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SOAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Yorkshire region.

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +13 22 £394 +23.04% 11
South Yorkshire - 10 £375 - 2
North Yorkshire - 1 £300 - 3
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 38 (65.52%) REST
2 36 (62.07%) Web Services
3 35 (60.34%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (48.28%) Java
5 23 (39.66%) JavaScript
6 18 (31.03%) XML
7 17 (29.31%) C#
7 17 (29.31%) .NET
7 17 (29.31%) MVC
8 16 (27.59%) TDD
8 16 (27.59%) SQL
9 15 (25.86%) JSON
10 14 (24.14%) Spring
10 14 (24.14%) Git (software)
10 14 (24.14%) RESTful
11 13 (22.41%) Subversion
12 12 (20.69%) BDD
13 11 (18.97%) HTML
13 11 (18.97%) Linux
14 10 (17.24%) CSS
14 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
14 10 (17.24%) SOA
14 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
14 10 (17.24%) Scrum
14 10 (17.24%) Maven
14 10 (17.24%) MongoDB
14 10 (17.24%) Mockito
14 10 (17.24%) Docker
15 9 (15.52%) Microservices
15 9 (15.52%) Scala

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.62%) CMS
2 5 (8.62%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.90%) Node.js
3 4 (6.90%) Umbraco
4 3 (5.17%) Jetty
4 3 (5.17%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.72%) Apache
6 1 (1.72%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) GitHub
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) HTTP
2 1 (1.72%) LDAP
2 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) MongoDB
1 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.07%) NoSQL
3 5 (8.62%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (5.17%) MySQL
5 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.45%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.72%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 14 (24.14%) Git (software)
2 13 (22.41%) Subversion
3 10 (17.24%) Maven
3 10 (17.24%) Mockito
4 9 (15.52%) Selenium
5 8 (13.79%) jMock
5 8 (13.79%) SoapUI
5 8 (13.79%) Visual Studio
6 7 (12.07%) Cucumber
6 7 (12.07%) Eclipse
7 6 (10.34%) Ant
7 6 (10.34%) Gradle
7 6 (10.34%) JUnit
8 5 (8.62%) Jenkins
8 5 (8.62%) Spock
9 4 (6.90%) EasyMock
9 4 (6.90%) NUnit
9 4 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (5.17%) IntelliJ
10 3 (5.17%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (5.17%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Advertising
3 1 (1.72%) Local Government
3 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (67.24%) Developer
2 21 (36.21%) Java Developer
3 5 (8.62%) .NET Developer
3 5 (8.62%) Analyst
3 5 (8.62%) CRM Developer
3 5 (8.62%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Developer
3 5 (8.62%) Test Analyst
4 4 (6.90%) Administrator
4 4 (6.90%) Agile Test Analyst
4 4 (6.90%) Architect
4 4 (6.90%) C# Developer
4 4 (6.90%) Umbraco Developer
5 3 (5.17%) Manual Test Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) SOA Administrator
5 3 (5.17%) Technical Leader
5 3 (5.17%) Web Developer
6 2 (3.45%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (65.52%) REST
2 36 (62.07%) Web Services
3 18 (31.03%) XML
4 17 (29.31%) .NET
5 15 (25.86%) JSON
6 14 (24.14%) RESTful
6 14 (24.14%) Spring
7 11 (18.97%) HTML
8 10 (17.24%) CSS
9 9 (15.52%) .NET Framework
10 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET
10 7 (12.07%) XSD
11 6 (10.34%) WSDL
12 5 (8.62%) Spring MVC
12 5 (8.62%) Velocity
12 5 (8.62%) XSLT
13 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (6.90%) Hibernate
13 4 (6.90%) WCF
14 3 (5.17%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.72%) CMDB
2 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.72%) DataPower
2 1 (1.72%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.97%) Linux
2 9 (15.52%) Unix
3 2 (3.45%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (60.34%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (29.31%) MVC
3 16 (27.59%) TDD
4 12 (20.69%) BDD
5 10 (17.24%) Scrum
5 10 (17.24%) SOA
6 9 (15.52%) Microservices
6 9 (15.52%) Unit Testing
7 8 (13.79%) OO
7 8 (13.79%) Test Scripting
8 7 (12.07%) CRM
9 5 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (6.90%) Configuration Management
10 4 (6.90%) ITIL
10 4 (6.90%) Secure Coding
11 3 (5.17%) Automated Testing
11 3 (5.17%) Data Modelling
11 3 (5.17%) ETL
11 3 (5.17%) SOLID
11 3 (5.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 28 (48.28%) Java
2 23 (39.66%) JavaScript
3 17 (29.31%) C#
4 16 (27.59%) SQL
5 9 (15.52%) Scala
6 6 (10.34%) Clojure
6 6 (10.34%) Groovy
7 5 (8.62%) PL/SQL
7 5 (8.62%) XPath
8 3 (5.17%) Jython
8 3 (5.17%) PHP
9 2 (3.45%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.45%) Python
10 1 (1.72%) Go
10 1 (1.72%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.72%) Perl
10 1 (1.72%) Ruby
10 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) ISEB
2 2 (3.45%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 10 (17.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Control-M
1 2 (3.45%) Puppet
2 1 (1.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.07%) Oracle
3 2 (3.45%) Sybase
3 2 (3.45%) VMware
4 1 (1.72%) IBM
4 1 (1.72%) Zend